Deadman #2
(June 1985)

DC, 1985 Series
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Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-02-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Nicola Cuti (reprint editor); Jack Miller (original editor); Dick Giordano (original editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Baxter interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Limited Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from DC Releases #13.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Eagle
Reprints

[Cover of Strange Adventures #208] (Table of Contents: 1)

Deadman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Eagle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; illustration is printed without original trade dress and dialogue

What Makes a Corpse Cry? (Table of Contents: 2)

Deadman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Carmine Infantino (plot); Jack Miller (script)
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Rama Kushna (flashback); Tiny (flashback); Liz Martin; Rocky Manzel; Paul
Synopsis
While trying to find his killer, Boston Brand checks on Rocky Manzel who once threatened to kill him. Boston stops Rocky and his band of counterfeiters.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story pages 6 and 17 are half pages for a total page count of 16 pages.

Deadman Checklist (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz; Nicola Cuti
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Checklist of Deadman appearances.

Indexer Notes

Appears on bottom half of story pages 6 and 17 of previous sequence.
Original Deadman logo by Ira Schnapp

Second Choice (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Abel (host); Henry Lansbury; Black Wizard; Henry Lansbury; Glarn, the White Wizard
Synopsis
Henry Lansbury travels to Stonehenge to enlist the aid of the White Wizard against the Black Wizard.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the first part of a reprint of the story from House of Secrets. The second part is in the next issue.

How Many Times Can a Guy Die? (Table of Contents: 5)

Deadman / comic story / 16.5 pages (report information)

Script
Carmine Infantino (plot); Jack Miller (script)
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Rama Kushna (flashback); Tiny; Lorna Hill; Eagle (acrobat)
Synopsis
Deadman thinks back to the threats of another acrobat, the Eagle, who tried to kill him before.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues next issue.

Deluxe Reprint Forum (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Nicola Cuti ?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Information about past reprint projects and asking readers to suggest other projects for reprinting.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Deadman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Deadman
  2. 1. [Cover of Strange Adventures #208]
    Deadman
  3. 2. What Makes a Corpse Cry?
    Deadman
  4. 3. Deadman Checklist
  5. 4. Second Choice
  6. 5. How Many Times Can a Guy Die?
    Deadman
  7. 6. Deluxe Reprint Forum
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Deadman
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  • Jim Stangas
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